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Senior Engineer – Water

  • £41,000 - £52,000 + Package
  • Civil Engineering
  • London

Senior Engineer 

Civil Engineering 

£41,000 – £52,000 + package 


About the company

My client is a tier one main contractor who works worldwide, they are a leading name within infrastructure, utilities, and rail turning over £1B. Despite being a Tier One worldwide contractor, they are also a family-run company and still have that family feel to them. They specialise in rail, water, gas, power, highways, and construction. Due to their high profile within Civil Engineering and their high standard of work, this has led to a very healthy pipeline of work for 2021. Some of the contracts they are working on are HS2, Thames Water, and CP6. As well as these contracts they also have several smaller and private civil engineering projects across London.

About the role 

Due to the company continuing to grow and win more projects within London they are now looking for a senior engineer to join their team. The successful candidate with a need to have the ability to produce, manage and drive Quality on each project as well as the ability and confidence to raise, discuss and resolve engineering issues on site, and with design engineers. The projects that you will be involved in will be Thames waterworks but infrastructure-based projects, involving deep drainage and concrete works. This opportunity has superb potential to help the correct professional to improve as an engineer and enhance their long-term career.

The successful candidate will be in charge of looking after a team of site engineers, ranging from 4-7 and it is important to note this opportunity has great potential to help people progress into a sub-agent then in the future a project manager.

Benefits and Rewards

This contractor is a huge believer in a good work-life balance. There will be no lodging away and you will always be put on projects as close to home as possible. You will be working for a growing company that has a strong belief in the development and progression of their current staff and they offer a training program to help you progress into the next stage of your career.

You will be rewarded with a very competitive salary of £41,000 – £52,000 + package


  • Civil Engineering Qualification – Degree level or equivalent.
  • Setting out experience.
  • Background working on highways and heavy civil engineering infrastructure projects, covering utilities, deep drainage, or water works.
  • Ideally, I will need someone with 5 + years experience working for one tier 1 or tier 2 company within Civil Engineering or Utilities (UK based).

About Me

I am Daniel Cranston! Having been with Cityscape Recruitment for four years I’ve established and grown the Civil Engineering desk working within highways, utilities & Rail (infrastructure and maintenance). Over this time, I have built a strong selection of clients ranging from tier one main contractors through to privately owned smaller subcontractors. I cover I variety of white-collar opportunities ranging from operational, commercial, SHEQ or pre-construction positions.

What does this mean for you? 

I have a great understanding of the industry and what benefits each company can offer to improve your career, I will give you balanced and fair opinions on each contractor. The fact I work with such a variety of businesses means you can find out for yourself what the industry is truly like and by the end of it find yourself the best possible and tailored opportunity.

What if this opportunity isn’t what you are looking for? 

If the above opportunity isn’t quite what you are looking for then please do still get in touch but give me a phone call. The industry at the moment is flying with positivity and I always seem to have a great selection of opportunities across Civil Engineering to discuss.